Job: Caretaker

The Alfred Gillett Trust currently has the following vacancy:


  • Job Title: Caretaker
  • Salary: £18,375 pa (pro-rata)
  • Hours: 15 hours per week
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Location: Street, Somerset
  • Closing date: 23 November 2018
  • Interview date: week commencing 3rd December 2018

About the Role

The Alfred Gillett Trust, a heritage charity based in Street, Somerset is looking for a Caretaker to join our team and help care for our historic buildings.

The role is for 15 hours per week, with the addition of emergency call-out duties.

The successful applicant will work as part of the Administration team, who are responsible for organising and coordinating the Trusts operations, ensuring sites and services are well-maintained and that the Grade II listed building and the historic collections housed within it are protected.

You will have responsibility for ensuring the Trust’s sites are safe and secure for staff, visitors and collections and will carry out a range of duties which contribute to the maintenance, repair and security of the Trust’s facilities. You will oversee the day-to-day upkeep of the site, unlocking the main site and grounds, keeping up-to-date with the maintenance logs and assisting the staff with general site manager duties as required. See the job description for details of the role and responsibilities.

You will ideally have a background in facilities and/or maintenance and will be flexible, willing, helpful, friendly, energetic, able to work on their own initiative and an enthusiastic team player. The applicant must also live within a 30-minute distance radius of the Trust sites as you will be the first named security key holder – car and valid drivers licence essential.

The closing date is 23 November. Applicants must be available to attend the interview on 4-5 December 2018 in Street.

Please contact Sam Bradley, Office Manager, if you have any queries about this vacancy at or 01458 444060 or by using the contact form below.



To apply please send

  • an up-to-date CV
  • a covering letter detailing how your skills and experience meets the criteria set out in the job description

to or by post to Sam Bradley, The Grange, Farm Road, Street, Somerset, BA16 0BQ.

Further Information

If you have any questions please use the contact form below: